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Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) went up by 4.37% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $10.43 and move down -296.58%, while LPI stocks collected +1.94% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) Worth an Investment?

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE: LPI) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 2.65 times of increase in earnings at the present.

LPI Market Performance

LPI stocks went up by 1.94% for the week, with the monthly drop of -22.87% and a quarterly performance of -14.33%, while its annual performance rate touched -69.52%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.67% for LPI stocks with the simple moving average of -42.43% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LPI stocks, with Williams Capital Group repeating the rating for LPI shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for LPI socks in the upcoming period according to Williams Capital Group is $5.50 based on the research report published on May 16, 2019.

Robert W. Baird, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see LPI stock at the price of $7, previously predicting the value of $3. The rating they have provided for LPI stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on May 9, 2019.

Societe Generale gave “ Hold” rating to LPI stocks, setting the target price at $7 in the report published on February 15, 2019.

LPI Stocks -15.24% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought LPI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -74.78% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 5.82%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 5.26%, while the shares sank at the distance of -24.64% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -13.49% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, LPI went up by +1.94%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -68.80% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $2.87. In addition, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. saw -27.35% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

LPI Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI), starting from Warburg Pincus Private Equity , who sold 12,300,000 shares at the price of $8.08 back on Sep 27. After this action, Rushing now owns 9,715,078 shares of Laredo Petroleum, Inc., valued at $99,384,000 with the latest closing price.

Levy James R., the Director of Laredo Petroleum, Inc., sold 12,300,000 shares at the value of $8.08 during a trade that took place back on Sep 27, which means that Levy James R. is holding 51,170,146 shares at the value of $99,384,000 based on the most recent closing price.

LPI Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +31.52 for the present operating margin and +40.21 for gross margin. The net margin for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. stands at +29.35. Total capital return value is set at 18.76, while invested capital returns managed to touch 17.47. Equity return holds the value 21.20%, with 9.70% for asset returns.

Based on Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI), the company’s capital structure generated 83.77 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 45.58. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 40.64 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 83.77 and long-term debt to capital is 45.58.

EBITDA value lies at +120.55 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.74. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.43 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.56. The receivables turnover for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. is 11.34 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.50. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.96.